Flint Water Committee to Hold Hearing in Flint on Tuesday
The Joint Committee on the Flint Water Public Health Emergency will hold a public meeting in Flint on Tuesday.
According to a news release from state Sen. Jim Stamas, who is chairing the committee, the hearing will be held at the Grand Ballroom in the Northbank Center on University of Michigan's Flint campus beginning at 10 a.m. The public will be given an opportunity to testify, however due to interest and expected turnout, remarks will be limited to three minutes per person. Those wishing to speak are asked to provide a written copy of their testimony for the record. Parking will be available at the Northbank Center Parking Ramp located at 500 N. Saginaw St.
The joint committee was created to review findings concerning the Flint water crisis, take testimony on mistakes of government and explore potential legislative actions to prevent a similar disaster in the future. Some of the others on the committee include state Sen. Jim Ananich of Flint, state Rep. Jeff Irwin of Ann Arbor and state Sen. Joe Hune of Hamburg.
Those interested in more information on the committee's schedule and proceedings can visit www.FlintWaterCommittee.com.